Tue., June 18, 2013 2:25pm
Georgia Power made its final presentations Tuesday to state utility regulators considering the company’s 20-year plan. The company is asking the Georgia Public Service Commission to retire 16 coal- and oil-fired generating units at six power plants.
Mon., June 17, 2013 7:23pm
State regulators will hold the final public hearing on Georgia Power’s 20 year plan Tuesday. The state’s leading energy supplier is looking to diversify its energy portfolio.
Fri., June 14, 2013 7:44am
National Weather Service officials confirmed Friday a tornado touched down in Cherokee County during severe thunderstorms Thursday evening. Georgia Power officials say crews are still working to restore power to about 44,000 customers this afternoon. Most of those customers are in metro Atlanta.
Thu., June 6, 2013 8:03am
The National Weather Service issued a tropical storm warning for parts of Georgia, including Berrien, Brooks, Cook, Lanier, and Lowndes counties.
Tue., May 21, 2013 7:26pm
The solar industry in Georgia wants to force an electric monopoly to use more renewable energy. Southern Co. subsidiary Georgia Power is presenting its plans for meeting the state's energy needs over the next 20 years.
Thu., May 2, 2013 7:17pm
Georgia Power officials say employee errors led to an explosion that rocked Plant Bowen in northwest Georgia.
Mon., April 15, 2013 3:12pm
Attorneys say their fight against Georgia Power will continue despite mounting evidence that heavy metals in the water around Plant Scherer are not coming from the plant.
Thu., April 4, 2013 6:56pm
Utility officials say no one has been seriously hurt in an explosion at a coal-fired power plant northwest of Atlanta. The chairman of Georgia's Public Service Commission, Chuck Eaton, said an apparent explosion struck Unit 2 at Plant Bowen on Thursday afternoon.
Mon., March 11, 2013 3:43pm
A bill to prevent Georgia Power from reaping profits on cost overruns at Plant Vogtle failed to pass the state House before last week’s deadline. But the bill’s sponsor says the issue – and the bill – aren’t dead yet.
Tue., March 5, 2013 7:16pm
A state House subcommittee has voted to kill a bill aimed at reducing the profits a utility could earn if construction of a nuclear plant exceeds the original budget. Morris News Service reports the legislative panel voted Tuesday to strike the bill down after Georgia Power Co. — a subsidiary of Southern Co. — announced it needed to raise its construction budget for Plant Vogtle in Waynesboro by $737 million to $6.85 billion.